FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – Northern Health is advising staff and students at North Peace Secondary School and Alwin Holland that they may have been exposed to a case of COVID-19.

According to Northern Health, the exposure took place at North Peace Secondary School between December 14th and 17th.  Staff and students should monitor for symptoms up until December 31, 2020. The exposure at Alwin Holland Elementary School also happened between December 14th and 17th.

Northern Health says every school in B.C. has a COVID-19 safety plan in place. In this case, the safety plan was followed, and because of this, the risk of additional cases is low.

Health Authorities say exposure to a confirmed case does not mean you or your child will become sick with the virus and that Northern Health has contacted anyone that directly came into contact with the confirmed case.

Further information on public exposures can be found on Northern Health’s website.